Asthma diagnosis treatment and prescription
Asthma is a chronic disease of the respiratory tract. Inflammation of the airways leads to narrowing and excess mucus production, causing breathing difficulties.
If you are experiencing breathing difficulties or an exacerbation of asthma, connect with our board-certified asthma doctors and get an online asthma prescription within minutes.
How to connect with an asthma doctor online?
Connecting with an Asthma doctor online through your Doctors Online app is relatively straightforward.
Describe your issue
Download our app, register and tell us about your medical issue to get started.
Chat with a doctor
Connect with a board-certified doctor. You can chat, send pictures and videos.
Hi Dr Nicole, I have shortness of breath and wheezing. I require a refill for my inhalers. Can you help me?
Get a prescription
Our online doctors can help you with your medical issues and give you prescriptions.
- Albuterol MDI 100mcg, take two puffs thrice daily
Fluticasone Propionate MDI 250mcg, take two puffs twice daily
Allergic asthma symptoms
Allergic asthma is triggered by an allergen such as pollen; common symptoms of allergic asthma include:
- Shortness of breath
- Chest tightness/discomfort
- Rapid breathing
- Nasal congestion
FAQs about asthma
Can I get an asthma prescription online?
Yes, definitely. Get an inhaler prescription or asthma medication within minutes from Your Doctors Online while sitting at home instead of waiting endlessly at the ER.
How is asthma diagnosed?
A complete medical history, physical exam and tests are required to diagnose asthma. In addition, tests such as spirometry, X-ray, and blood tests are sometimes done.
How to get an inhaler without seeing a doctor?
If you are experiencing asthma attack symptoms, connect and chat with one of our doctors on our online platform and get an online inhaler prescription issued right away.
What are the causes of asthma?
Studies indicate that a combination of genetics and environmental factors play a role in developing asthma.
Common triggers include:
. Respiratory infections
. Allergens: pollen, dust, mites
. Exercise . Cold air . Air pollution: Smoke . Stress . Medications(asprin, ibuprofen)
How to cure asthma forever?
To manage symptoms of asthma and prevent asthma flare-ups, two types of medication are prescribed by an asthma doctor: . Long term inhaled corticosteroids . Immediate relief inhalers such as albuterol Alternate treatment options that may help relieve symptoms include: . Dietary changes . Breathing techniques . Yoga . Omega 3 oils
Am I having an asthma attack?
If you are experiencing wheezing, shortness of breath, or chest tightness, you will likely have an asthmatic attack, and you need to consult a doctor. If you are unsure, please connect with one of our certified doctors online and get clarification on whether you are experiencing an asthmatic attack or not.
What does an asthma attack feel like?
People often describe chest discomfort experienced during the asthmatic attack as ‘someone sitting on the chest’ and an inability to breathe.
What are cardiac asthma symptoms?
Asthma secondary to heart failure is known as cardiac asthma. Symptoms include: 1. Shortness of breath 2. Wheezing 3. Cough 4. Blood in sputum 5. Rales(clicking sounds in the lungs)
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